Meatloaf or Terrine? An Easy Recipe for Pork Sausage and Orange Terrine (Gluten Free)

Meatloaf or Terrine? An Easy Recipe for a Pork Sausage and Orange Terrine

Meatloaf or Terrine? An Easy Recipe for Pork Sausage and Orange Terrine (Gluten Free) Cue a busy day, I am still suffering from post-travel fatigue and lethargy, suitcases are abandoned with the contents spewing out like a collapsed circus tent…..train tickets and passports set the kitchen table and “travel snacks” adorn several areas of the kitchen surfaces, it’s… 

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A Countdown to Christmas Recipe: Frazzled Kale and Frisee salad with Pomegranate, Persimmon and Walnuts

A Countdown to Christmas Recipe: Frazzled Kale and Frisee salad with Pomegranate, Persimmon and Walnuts

A Countdown to Christmas Recipe: Frazzled Kale and Frisee salad with Pomegranate, Persimmon and Walnuts Welcome to recipe two in my mini festive recipe series, A Countdown to Christmas! Today’s recipe is a lovely salad, full of Christmas cheer and packed with all that is wonderful this season…….walnuts, persimmons, pomegranates and delicious curly kale – it looks… 

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Sous Vide Poached Eggs: Posh Bacon & Eggs, Smoked Haddock & Eggs and Basic Poached Eggs

Poached Eggs and Bacon on Sourdough Toast

Sous Vide Poached Eggs: Posh Bacon & Eggs, Smoked Haddock & Eggs and Basic Poached Eggs Several months ago I was sent a Sous Vide Supreme water bath machine to trial and review; in return for my wonderful machine, and I have loved using it on many occasions, I committed to creating several recipes and… 

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Fasting on Saturday before Feasting on Sunday: 5:2 Diet Autumn Roast Vegetable & Cheese Salad

Fasting on Saturday before Feasting on Sunday: 5:2 Diet Autumn Roast Vegetable & Cheese Salad

Fasting on Saturday before Feasting on Sunday: 5:2 Diet Autumn Roast Vegetable & Cheese Salad Recipe By the time I get to the weekend, I have normally fulfilled my two “fast days” and am looking forward to a weekend filled with wine, roast dinners and special baked treats. However, this week as I have been… 

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Stotty Cakes & Geordie Ploughman’s Lunches! Cheese Savoury (Sandwich Filling) Recipe

Cheese Savoury Sandwich Filling

Stotty Cakes & Geordie Ploughman’s Lunches! Cheese Savoury (Sandwich Filling) Recipe I love a good stotty cake, and remember my grandmother making them in her Northumberland cottage when I used to stay with her and my grandfather, when I was little. There has been a revival in traditional North Eastern food lately, with lots of “trends”… 

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Flowers and Fools, Peaches and Pies: Easy Late Summertime Recipes…..

Amaretti and Apricot Layered Fool

Flowers and Fools, Peaches and Pies: Easy Late Summertime Recipes….. I have been on holiday for the last week, at home in France, but with a childhood friend and her partner – Sarah and Jim. So, I have not been around as much on Twitter, Facebook or even here, but, I HAVE been cooking up… 

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Easy Summer Dining: Bourbon Beef and Pepper Skewers and Accompaniments (Sous Vide)

Summer Barbecue Dining: Bourbon Beef and Pepper Skewers with Potato Salad (Sous Vide)

Easy Summer Dining: Bourbon Beef and Pepper Skewers and Accompaniments (Sous Vide) With the summer still giving is hot and sunny days, with just the odd shower of rain here and there to cool things down, my next Sous Vide Supreme post is all about BEEF, and barbecue cooking, although these skewers can (and were)… 

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Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for August: Hamburgers, Peaches and Mediterranean Vegetable Recipes

Amaretti Peach Melba Crumble Parcels

Thrifty & Organic Meal Planner for August: Hamburgers, Peaches and Mediterranean Vegetable Recipes Core Ingredients for August: Minced Beef, Aubergines, Courgettes, Onions, Peaches and Quinoa August Menu: Hamburgers with Herb Baked Onions Oven-Baked Ratatouille Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Goat’s Cheese Amaretti Peach Melba Crumble Parcels Welcome to August’s Thrifty and Organic Meal Planner; with the… 

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A Mediterranean Meze Lunch with Loire Wines: Food and Wine Pairing

A Mediterranean Meze Lunch with Loire Wines: Food and Wine Pairing

A Mediterranean Meze Lunch with Loire Wines: Food and Wine Pairing Having lived in Cyprus and run a restaurant there for several years, I am well versed in the Mediterranean Meze lunch; at the restaurant I used to co-host and run, we had a fabulous meze menu, of which I prepared and cooked many of… 

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Blue on Blue! Blue Blossom Salad: Blue Cheese, Borage & Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Blue on Blue! Blue Blossom Salad: Blue Cheese, Borage & Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe

Blue on Blue! Blue Blossom Salad: Blue Cheese, Borage & Grilled Chicken Salad Recipe Salads feature a lot on my weekly menu, both in winter and summer, but never more so than over the last two weeks since the heat wave hit the UK and most of Europe; instead of moaning in the rain, we… 

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